Who’s Fighting Assad In Syria?

Below is a partial list of the rebel groups that are fighting Assad and by default Hezbollah, Iran and Russia inside Syria… In almost any conflict, the name of the game is “size, money and momentum,” with ideology a distant fourth. For the anti-Assad fighters in Syria, this reality is no different and right now, … Continue reading

Maaloula, Syria
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Maaloula, Syria

Found in a narrow valley in the foothills of Jebel Libnan ash-Sharqiyya, Maaloula (also known as Maalula) is an appealing little village in which yellow-stone and silvery-blue-painted homes are stacked up against a sheer cliff. The mainly Greek Catholic village is one of the last remaining places where Aramaic, the language of Jesus Christ, is … Continue reading